Hyperthyroid Back After Being In Remission For 8 Years - Graves' Disease and Thyroid Discussion - Living with Graves Disease

Advertisement

Jump to content


Photo

Hyperthyroid Back After Being In Remission For 8 Years


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 pdaz

pdaz

    Prolific Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 63 posts

Posted 15 November 2021 - 03:11 AM

Advertisement

Hi all, 

 

I went for blood tests lat week and found out that my Hyperthyroid is back after being in remission for 8 years. 

 

I was initially diagnosed in 2013, managed to control the levels through high dose Methimazole. Post that, I was on very low dose of Methimazole from 2013 - 2015 and completely stopped taking Methimazole. 

 

Just checking if anyone here has had a relapse experience? If so, what are the next steps that you took? 




Advertisement

#2 mmztcass

mmztcass

    Community Manager

  • Community Managers
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 4007 posts
  • Country:United States

Posted 16 November 2021 - 11:47 AM

Hi pdaz:

 

I was not able to search the old posts to find out whether or not if there were still any positive TSI and TRAb antibodies at the time of the meds being stopped.

 

I have been off of meds since February, 2020.  At the time I did have small amounts of TSI and TRAb antibodies.  I haven't had a relapse.  I did work on removing many triggers to try to avoid relapsing.  Of course, if I do relapse, I would just get back on meds and work through and checking for triggers.

 

{{{hugs}}}







LivingWithGravesDisease.com is for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with your health care provider.

The documents in this website are the sole property of LivingWithGravesDisease.com. They may not be redistributed or sold for profit in ANY WAY without consent of LivingWithGravesDisease.com. Permission is granted for the copying of these documents ONLY for one's own personal use or redistribution to others on a strictly informational and NON-profit basis, provided that: A.) these documents are not edited or modified in any way, B.) LivingWithGravesDisease.com is not held responsible or liable for its content and C.) this notice and the disclaimer below remain attached in their entirety.

© Copyright 2000-2014 All rights reserved.

About Us | Contact Us | Advertise With Us | Disclaimer | Terms of Service